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  • Through the Valley of Shadowsby Samuel Morris Brown

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    In place of living wills, which have fundamentally misunderstood the problems people face during life-threatening illness, researcher and practicing ICU physician Samuel Morris Brown advocates a system of individualized guidance alongside fundamental reform. In this provocative and empathetic book, rich in patients' stories, Brown offers a blueprint... more...

  • Stories of Dignity within Healthcareby Oscar Tranvåg

    M&K Update Ltd 2016; US$ 19.99

    This book will support students of nursing and allied healthcare professions, as well as healthcare professionals working in diverse practice settings, to reflect upon and enhance the quality of their care. more...

  • What Makes a Good Doctor?by Max Griffiths

    Rosenberg Publishing 2016; US$ 6.99

    In recent years the medical profession has been revolutionised in the fields of research, of technology and of practice. At the same time, while community attitudes themselves change, group practices have taken some weight from doctors but perhaps have diminished the doctor/ patient relationship of previous years.Another change in the oversight of... more...

  • Islamic Perspectives on the Principles of Biomedical Ethicsby Mohammed Ghaly

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 110.00 US$ 100.10

    Islamic Perspectives on the Principles of Biomedical Ethics presents results from a pioneering seminar in 2013 between Muslim religious scholars, biomedical scientists, and Western bioethicists at the research Center for Islamic Legislation & Ethics, Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies. By examining principle-based bioethics, the contributors to this... more...

  • Law and Ethics in Complementary Medicineby Michael Weir

    Allen & Unwin 2016; US$ 31.82

    A comprehensive handbook on law and ethics for both the student and professional complementary medicine practitioner, now in its fifth edition. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Ethics at the End of Lifeby Stuart J. Youngner; Robert M. Arnold

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 149.99

    This handbook explores the topic of death and dying from the late twentieth to the early twenty-first centuries, with particular emphasis on the United States. The chapters examine a range of ethical topics related to death, dying, palliative care and decision-making at the end of life. more...

  • Rethinking Reprogeneticsby Inmaculada de Melo-Martin

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99

    Reprogenetic technologies have been embraced by advocates as tools that can create healthier, smarter, more admirable human beings. Bringing a contextualised, gender-attentive perspective to bear, Rethinking Reprogenetics reveals the flawed assumptions underpinning the arguments of the technologies' proponents and calls for a more critical assessment. more...

  • Chronicles Of A Gynaecologistby Tripti Sharan

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 7.99

    India has a high maternal mortality rate, a staggering 174 per 100,000 live births (2015). 'Women are not dying because of diseases we cannot treat. They are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving.'-Mahmoud Fathalla, past president of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Pregnancy... more...

  • Defining Deathby Robert M. Veatch; Lainie F. Ross

    Georgetown University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    New technologies and medical treatments continue to complicate questions surrounding the moment of death. Distinguished bioethicists Robert M. Veatch and Lainie F. Ross argue that the definition of death is a social question rooted in a person's religious, philosophical, or social beliefs. While ceding that society needs a default definition to proceed... more...

  • Drawing the Lineby Philip M. Rosoff

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99

    American healthcare is neither efficient nor available to all, and is also the most expensive in the world. This book argues that rationing of healthcare could work and proposes an approach to ration fairly, effectively and generously. more...